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) #77 of 98 Restaurants in Hikkaduwa ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan
Galle Road, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible18%
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Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Galle Road, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had been back packing for three weeks and decided to treat ourselves for our last few days before we flew home. This guesthouse or small hotel (four rooms) is fabulous. It is a ten minute walk from the bus station and the rooms face...More

Thank Claire27
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We went for a drink early afternoon. No one came to table for a couple of minutes and we had to call them for service. The staff is very arrogant and not welcoming at all! We ordered beer, which came opened and was flat (not...More

Thank njacobs7
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Went for a drink around lunch time. Ordered a lion lager. Beer arrived however the bottle was already opened (strange considering every other place serves the beer closed and opens the bottle table side in front of you). Poured some beer in the glass and...More

Thank Wesley B
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Only rating restaurant, can't speak to the hotel. Food took over an hour to arrive, chocolate milkshake tasted like straight cocoa powder. Vegetable 'chop suey' was reheated rice and vegetables in tomato sauce. Awful. My friend and I got the same thing and both complained...More

Thank rseeb
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Very slow service. Waited about 40 mins for our rice. Nice food just not the best of service which let it down.

Thank Rosso H
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Good and big portions and low cost. Taste was great and can get spicy also. service can be little slow if more people. But that is normal in Sri Lanka

Thank Joni K
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Had stopped here for lunch. Since it is bang on the beach side, it is difficult to get an outdoor seating. The other option is to sit on the first floor. Service was fast in spite of it being a busy lunch hour. We tried...More

Thank gitanjali m
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I am a seafood lover, wherever I can have it with a reasonable price, I will take it. That was the case in the Dolphin as well. As it was a lunch hour in a sunny afternoon, we just took shrimps with a salad and...More

Thank Heidi R
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I have read about the restaurant in the bloggers review. It was said that Dolphin is fine place with good prices and super delicious food. So we went to check on it. It was very disappointing. Staff was a bit indifferent. We ordered papaya juices....More

Thank photoaliona
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

A good place. Moderate prices, nice staff, tasty dishes (squids and noodles). Good ocean view. Exellent for dinner!

Thank sokolsan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Galle Road, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Hikkaduwa
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